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The Oppenheimer Years, 1943-1945 - Collection of Documents Related to the Development of the Atomic Bomb
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of documents related to the development of the atomic bomb, with an emphasis on the work of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
Los Alamos: Beginning of an Era, 1943-1945, Military and Scientific Realities, Designing the Bomb, Trinity, Trial Run, Fission Bombs, H-bomb, Thermonuclear Program History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,870. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story of one of the greatest scientific achievements of all time. It is the story of the founding of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and its successful secret mission to create the first atomic bomb, the weapon that ended World War II. This compilation also includes the extensive comments of Hans Bethe.
Trinity: The World's First Atomic Explosion - History of the Atomic Bomb Test and the New Mexico Test Site, Rehearsal Shot, Report on Nuclear Energy Released, Damage Effects, Observations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,930. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the world's first atomic explosion on July 16, 1945 at the Trinity test site in southern New Mexico is covered in this unique compilation of reports and publications. The report of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory provides a comprehensive record of the atom bomb test; other publications reveal secrets of the test site.
The Effects of Nuclear War: Tutorial on a Nuclear Weapon over Detroit or Leningrad, Civil Defense, Attack Cases and Long-Term Effects, Economic Damage, Fictional Account, Radiological Exposure
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study from 1979 examines the full range of effects that nuclear war would have on civilians: direct effects from blast and radiation; and indirect effects from economic, social, and political disruption.
Danger Too Close
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,950. Language: American English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
After a devastating attempt to plant a hidden explosive in the Kremlin, CIA agent James Matthis is converted to a sleeper agent. After being recovered by the United States, his goal is to destroy the Soviet missile silos which have just launched a partly successful first strike. But can he recover from his brainwashing before it's too late?
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - From Nuclear Artillery to Ballistic Missiles, TNWs and NSNWs, Nuclear Modernization, Deterrence, Operation Snowcat, Nuclear Zero, TLE (Treaty-limited Equipment)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,120. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive history of the role of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe, and their continued presence on the continent, provides a fascinating overview of one of the Cold War's most important facets.
Conflict Management and "Whole of Government": Useful Tools for U.S. National Security Strategy? Loose Nukes, WMD, Fukushima, Rinderpest, Embassy Security, Afghanistan, Iraq, Sudan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,430. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This volume presents central arguments and key findings of a symposium, tracing the genesis of the conception of a WoG approach, critically examining current WoG practices, and drawing lessons from the operational contexts of Iraq and Afghanistan.
EmP - Nuclear Winter
Series: EMP, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 100,150. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
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The EMP series realistically depicts the life of the survivors living underground in the aftermath of an EMP and nuclear attack that destroys electronic devices and the electric power grids over much of the world. In Book 1, survivors of an atmospheric EMP attack followed by a nuclear attack take refuge inside the Yucca Mountain underground complex in Nevada where they survive a nuclear winter.
The Next Arms Race - Nuclear Doctrine and Force Posture, Plutonium, Proliferation, Asia and China, Israel's Bomb, Middle East, Nuclear Missile Risks, Aerospace Power, India and Pakistan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,350. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This 2012 report showcases studies that were done over the past three years on what the next set of strategic nuclear competitions might look like. The next arms race will be run by a much larger number of contestants — with highly destructive strategic capabilities far more closely matched and capable of being quickly enlarged than in any other previous period in history.
Looking at Iran
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
When American policy makers discuss Iran, the focus is only Israel. In reality, Iran a growing concern for people across the Arab and Muslim Worlds as well. In this book, based on polling in 20 Arab and Muslim countries, Zogby examines how in just six years Iran has experienced a precipitous decline in popularity among Arabs and Muslims.